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Site specific performance acts of theatre and performative events at landscape locations, in village streets, in urban situations In houses, chapels, barns, disused factories, railway stations on hillsides, in forest clearings, underwater At the scale of civil engineering as intimate as a guided walkLeading theatre artist and scholar Mike Pearson draws upon thirty years practical experience, proposing original approaches to the creation and study of performance outside the auditorium In this book he suggests organizing principles, innovative strategies, methods and exercises for making theatre in a variety of contexts and locations, and through examples, case studies and projects develops distinctive theoretical insights into the relationship of site and performance, scenario and scenography This book encourages practical initiatives in the conception, devising and staging of performances, while also recommending effective models for its critical appreciation